Samena adds two new members to board
Dubai, September 7, 2009
Samena Telecommunications Council, the multi-continent telecom consortium, has added Nayla Khawam, newly appointed chief of Orange Jordan and Dr Amer Awadh Al-Rawas, chief of Oman Telecommunications Company (OmanTel) to its board of directors.
“The council and the telecommunications industry in general are bound to benefit from the experience and expertise of these two distinguished industry professionals,” stated Bocar A Ba, president of Samena.
Nayla Khawam, a graduate in Statistics and Economics from National Institute of Statistics and Economic Administration and in Mathematics from Université de Paris VI, has extensive experience in the field of telecommunications. She has served as a member of the executive board at Orange France and was the head of customer services for mobile phones.
Dr Amer Awadh Al-Rawas, a PhD in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence from Sussex University in UK, has held various senior positions in the telecom and academic sectors in addition to serving in various educational and technological policy forums in Oman and regionally.
Prior to joining OmanTel as the CEO, he served as the managing director of Oman Mobile.-TradeArabia News Service